Contact us

Physical address 16 St Andrews Road
Southernwood
East London
5201
Postal address 16 St Andrews Road
Southernwood
East London
5201
Telephone 043 707 4400
Fax 043 743 2408
Map Life St Marks Clinic

Life St Marks Clinic is a 55 bed short term stay mental healthcare facility, providing in-house treatment for mental healthcare users. Treatment programmes for day users are also offered. The principal forms of therapy used at the clinic are crisis counselling, cognitive behavioural therapy, life skills training and electro-convulsive therapy.

A high care facility is available for those mental healthcare users who are in need of a higher level of specialised care. Specialised treatment is provided for specific conditions (such as anxiety disorders, depression and substance dependence) with therapeutic programmes conducted in small groups.

Monitoring our users’ views on all aspects of our service keeps us up to date with their needs and enables us to provide them with the best possible service at all times.

Our mental healthcare services

Our specialised programmes include the following:

  • Assessment group for cognitive impaired individuals.
  • Crisis intervention and life skills.
  • Treatment for social problems.
  • Treatment for substance abuse.
  • Treatment of depression and anxiety.

Complementary services

  • Employment assistance programmes.
  • Family support group.
  • General practice.
  • Health education.
  • Psychology.
  • Relaxation exercises.
  • Social services.
  • Support groups for former mental healthcare users from the facility recovering from substance abuse.

Please also visit the dedicated facilities page for Life St Marks Clinic listed under hospitals (name search) on the Life Healthcare website for more information.

Supporting healthcare professionals

Psychiatrist(s)
Dr R le Roux 043 726 0744
Dr D Schaefer 043 726 0744
Dr M Shokane 043 743 3324
Dr J Woods 043 726 0744
Dr P Woods 043 726 0744